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Faculty and Staff

Janet Goins

Apr 10, 2023

Meet the Office of Undergraduate Research’s New Director, Janet Goins

Goins brings nearly 20 years of Ph.D. and field experience in scientific research, education and communication to NC State. 

Peter Koutroumpis, Renee Harrington, Jeong Dae Lee

Apr 3, 2023

HES Faculty Present at SHAPE America National Convention

Peter Koutroumpis, Renee Harrington and Jeong Dae Lee illustrated how in-class use of smartphone apps enhance students’ critical thinking and active learning. 

Michele Kurtz

Mar 20, 2023

Michele Kurtz Earns Highest Doctoral Student Honor at UNCG

The interim director of Student Leadership and Engagement at NC State has been named a Minerva Scholar. 

Curtis "CJ" Jackson holding a plaque in front of a white backdrop with the SEAHO logo on it

Mar 13, 2023

Jackson Earns Outstanding Mentor Award

Curtis “CJ” Jackson of University Housing has been named the Southeastern Association of Housing Officers Outstanding Mentor for 2023. 

Kelly McConkey holds up a plaque recognizing her as national counselor of the year

Mar 6, 2023

McConkey Earns National Counselor of the Year Recognition

Kelly McConkey of the NC State Counseling Center has been named the American College Counseling Association’s Counselor of the Year. 

Students move around in Talley Student Union, with long shadows under them

Feb 2, 2023

Spring 2023 Assessment Workshops Open for Registration

These professional development opportunities provide participants with a strong foundation in assessment methods and best practices. 

View through the trees of Centennial Campus

Jan 31, 2023

Meet the 2022-23 Undergraduate Academic Advising Award Recipients

Five faculty and staff members from across the university were recognized for their work in advising students at the NC State University Undergraduate Academic Advising Awards Ceremony. 

Laura Castro, right, directs student counseling services at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine

Jan 23, 2023

NC State Counselor Chosen as Champion of Student Wellbeing by Student American Veterinary Medicine Association

Laura Castro, director of counseling services at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has won the Champion of Student Wellbeing Award from the Student American Veterinary Medicine Association for fall 2022. Castro, who immigrated from Bogota, Colombia, when she was 12, has been helping veterinary students at NC State since 2019. She holds a bachelor’s degree… 

Ben McNeely in his office, with a computer behind him

Jan 19, 2023

McNeely ‘Comes Home’ to Student Media As Editorial Adviser

The veteran journalist and NC State grad got his start at Technician in the mid-2000s. 

A wolf statue in front of Lee and Sullivan Residence Halls on a winter day

Jan 13, 2023

Maintaining the Wolf Den

A strong partnership between NC State Housing Facilities and University Housekeeping helps ensure that on-campus living spaces are clean, comfortable and safe for residents each year.